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AWESOME Summer Events

Andrew Skinner May 18, 2018 News, SCI, Upcoming Events

AWESOME SUMMER EVENTS!

We are entering an awesome summer and there are a lot of fun activities for you to get out to play.

Check out the Events Calendar below.

SAVE THE DATE: Triumph's Let'em Roll Fundraiser July 28th

Triumph Handcycling Clinics

This summer we will be visiting a different city each month to hold our handcycling clinics. We bring out 18 bikes, set up a base camp, and let everyone ride. Family and friends are welcome!

For schedule CLICK HERE

Employment Achievement Award

Do you have a Spinal Cord Injury? Need help with your vocational pursuits??

If you have a job waiting for you, a vision for a business, or need help toachieve more workplace success with your current employer, apply for Triumph’s $5,000 Employment Achievement Award! Applications due June 10th

For more info CLICK HERE

Open-Play Murderball

All summer, Triumph is holding open-play rugby with the Northridge Knights. We have lots of extra sport wheelchairs for you to use to play this high impact, full contact sport.

The gym is located at Lake View Terrace Gymnasium 11075 Foothill Blvd. Lake View Terrace, CA 91321. No experience necessary. If you have ever been interested in trying this game, this is your opportunity!

RVSP to PLAY Melissa@triumph-foundation.org

Wheelchair Curling Clinic

Sunday, July 15th Triumph Foundation is partnering with Hollywood Curling to host a special clinic on the sport of curling at the Ice Station located at 27745 North Smyth Dr., Valencia, CA 91355.

It is only $10 to participate. Scholarships available.

Register by Clicking Here

Angel City Games

Angel City's annual multi-sport track & field competition is June 21st - 24th at UCLA.

Participants can compete at Long Jump, High Jump, Triple Jump, Javelin, Discus, ShotPut, and wheelchair basketball. Plus there will be a vendor village.

Open for novices and competitive athletes.

For more info CLICK HERE

Life Rolls On

LRO is holding their signature They Will Surf Again (TWSA) events on June 2nd at Santa Monica; August 25th at Huntington Beach; and September 15th at La Jolla Shores. Their adaptive surf clinics helps disabled people ride waves.

Then on July 7th they host the They Will Skate Again event at Venice Beach. This once a year skating clinic includes adaptive skating workshop, pro skate exhibition and an adaptive skate competition, featuring amazing prizes.

For more info and to register CLICK HERE

Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp

Cottage Rehab Center's Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp is July 23rd - 27th in Santa Barbara. The FREE Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp provides sport and recreation skill development for children, youth, and young adults between the ages of 6 to 19 years old who can use a wheelchair to participate in sports.

Activities at the camp range from beginner to advanced wheelchair sports, including rugby, basketball, tennis, hand cycling, volleyball, swimming, kayaking, SCUBA diving, tennis, climbing wall, roller sled hockey, ropes course, decathlon, lacrosse and more. Watch video

For more info CLICK HERE

Walking Trout Camping Trip

Walking Trout Foundation is taking a group of campers with disabilities on a three-night FREE camping trip to Mammoth Mountain on August 4th - 7th

You don't need any outdoors experience, and the only piece of gear you will need to bring is a sleeping bag. They will be providing food, fishing poles, tents, cots, and plenty of lame jokes. They will also provide transportation, including a standard passenger van for people who can transfer from their chair to a seat, and a lift van that will allow three people to stay in their chairs during the drive.

You can read about their trips: www.walkingtrout.com

Space is limited to 14 campers, and the trip is first come, first-served.

To sign up email: steve@walkingtrout.com

Land Meets Sea Sports Camp

Casa Colina hosts their annual Land Meets Sea Sports Camp is August 14th - 16th in Long Beach, CA. This three-day event will feature water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, hand cycling, wheelchair sports and much more. Triumph will be helping run their rugby, hockey, and land based sports.

For more info and to register CLICK HERE

USARC

In July and August, United States Adaptive Recreation Center in Big Bear Lake hosts adaptive water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, sailing and fishing programs.

Summer sessions are either single day or overnight at accessible campgrounds.

For reservations call (909) 584-0269 or visit www.USARC.org

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra

DSES summer programs at Mammoth Mountain and the surrounding areas offers a wealth of recreational activities. Programs include kayaking, rock climbing, camping, hiking, cycling/mountain bike rides, horseback riding and some enjoyable outdoor adventure learning activities. All summer activities are scheduled individually and are specific to personal interests and capabilities.

Schedule your trip CLICK HERE

San Diego Therapeutic Recreation

San Diego has many wonderful events and activities to take part in for people with disabilities. Here are some highlights:

FREE POWER BEACH WHEELCHAIR
• Take a free ride in a power-driven beach chair at Mission Beach
• Reservations are not required, but recommended. Call (619) 980-1876

SUMMER CAMPS
Camp At The Bay
• Monday-Friday, July 9 - 13, 2018.
• Campers ages 10 to adult, with any disabilities
• Experience jet skiing, water skiing, tubing, sailing, kayaking, and more
• Located: North Crown Point Shores Park

Kidzone Summer Adventure Camp
• Monday-Friday, July 23 - 27, 2018.
• Campers ages 6 to 12, with any disabilities
• Visits fun spots around San Diego
• Costs include t-shirt, daily field trips, admission, and transportation

Camp Wet and Wild
• Monday-Friday, August 6 - 10, 2018.
• Campers ages 10-adult, with any disabilities
• Enjoy kayaking, surfing, games, crafts, and special visitors
• Camp meets at S. Mission Beach, N. Jetty Rd.

For more info on these camps and San Diego Therapeutic Recreation, CLICK HERE

Junior Adaptive Sports Camp

San Diego's Junior Adaptive Sports Camp is July 16th - 21st featuring 15 different sports and unlimited fun!

At the camp, athletes learn the fundamentals of sports such as wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, archery, swimming, hand cycling, water tubing, water skiing, wheelchair soccer, rugby and much more. Athletes at camp are grouped by age and ability, and work with volunteers and sports counselors who share a passion for adaptive sports.

For more info CLICK HERE

Jazz night at Bankers Hill Club

On Saturday June 30th come celebrate the rebirth of San Diego's best kept secret: the Bankers Hill Club! They have served people with disabilities for 88 years and is now opening its doors to the community and the best big band in town: the Gaslamp Quarter Jazz Orchestra!

Come enjoy music, dancing, and socializing.

For more info CLICK HERE

Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery is August 15th - 19th in Empire, Colorado. This three-day ALL female camp is designed to teach women in wheelchairs physical fitness while creating lasting friendships with those who have had similar experiences and obstacles.

Camp activities combine holistic and physical wellness practices and are designed to help these women find a place of confidence, security, and self-acceptance.

For more info CLICK HERE

RAMP Handcycling

Recreation Access Motivating People (RAMP) Handcycling conducts FREE hand cycling clinics in the Huntington Beach on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 10am - 1pm. They have a variety of handcycles and adaptive cycles for you to use. Cyclists of all abilities are welcome to join.

For more info visit www.Rampitup.org

Wheelchair Dancing

Wheelchair Dancers Organization offers free dance classes. They welcome new dancers! Classes are located at the War Memorial Building 3325 Zoo Dr., San Diego, CA. Standing dance partners are needed. Contact Beverly for more info bevweurding@san.rr.com or visit www.wheelchairdancers.org

Infinite Flow holds weekly Wheelchair Dance Classes located at 14622 Ventura Blvd. #204, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. Open to All Abilities - wheelers & walkers. Pay what you can donation classes. If you are interested in participating, contact Marisa InfiniteFlowDance@gmail.com to RSVP or visit www.InfiniteFlowDance.org

Rollettes Dance Experience takes place August 16th - 18th in Los Angeles and encompasses the team’s mission to create a community that redefines what it means to be strong, female, and resilient. You’re able be a part of that movement, creating lasting friendships, and learning more about yourself in the process. Click here for more info

PossAbilities

Developed by the Loma Linda University, PossAbilities is a FREE community outreach program that offers service programs and activities for people with disabilities.

Events include:

Rolling Bears Wheelchair Basketball Team practices every Thursday night from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. For more information contact David at (909) 200-6913 or rollingbears51@yahoo.com

Monthly Group Handcycling & Bike Rides the last Sundays of each month.

Drayson SwimAbilities Program (Sundays) August 5 - 26, 2018.

Arts & Crafts/Painting Workshops on August 28, 2018.

For more information and a list of all PossAbilities events CLICK HERE

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP)

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Program (BORP) is a non-profit organization working to improve the health, independence and social integration of people with physical disabilities through sports, fitness and recreation programs. BORP in Berkeley offers a number of competitive sports programs, as well as outdoor adventures, family outings and integrated cycling.

For more info visit www.BORP.org

Wheelchair Sports Practices

Every week there are opportunities to play wheelchair sports. Here are some highlights:

Northridge Knights teams practice wheelchair sports every week:

• Wheelchair Basketball practice is on Thursday from 6pm - 9pm.
• Quad Rugby practice is on Sunday from 12pm - 3pm.
• Wheelchair Tennis practice is on Saturday at Balboa Park.

Contact Triumph Foundation info@Triumph-Foundation.org

UCLA Adapted Recreation holds an open wheelchair basketball clinic every Tuesday night. More info

HotWheelz Basketball Team in Los Angeles practices every week. shampoo23@hotmail.com

Power Soccer practice is every Sunday from 12pm - 4pm at Glendale Community College. Contact west-director@powersoccerusa.net

The Kings Sled Hockey Team practices at LA Kings Icetown in Riverside. Practices are every Monday at 7pm. New athletes are always welcome. They have sleds, sticks, and gear for you to borrow. For more information CLICK HERE

Sharp Quad Rugby practices every Sunday in Oceanside. Contact troy@boxwheelchairs.com

Open Play Wheelchair Tennis practice is Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9pm at Biola University Contact markljones@earthlink.net

US Paralympics has a list of Sport Clubs to find programs near you

National Quad Rugby Association this all the rugby squads and contact info to find a team near you

National Wheelchair Basketball Association lists all basketball teams and contact info to find a team near you

Life Series Groups

Every week Triumph leads support groups, get-togethers, mixers, and outings for wheelchair users that meet all around Southern California. We call them Life Series Groups.

Each group is different and has its own personality. In addition to providing group support, many of them also do fun activities like go-kart racing, bowling, billiards, watch movies, eat at restaurants, feature live music, and have guest speakers and conversation topics.

If you'd like to be on one of the Life Series Groups email invite list, please let us know where you live, which group you are interested in, and any topics you'd like us to discuss. Email Terina@triumph-foundation.org

For a full list of Southern California SCI Groups CLICK HERE

Superheros Triumph 5K

On Saturday, September 15th we are holding our Superheroes Triumph! run, walk, & roll 5k in Van Nuys, CA!

No matter what your ability is, you are a hero to us! Our 5K will "pack a punch" in fun and ease with a fast, gentle rolling course.

100% of the proceeds benefit Triumph Foundation!

To register CLICK HERE

Casino Night Fundraiser

If you have LOVE for Triumph Foundation and want us to keep our outreach programs going, please attend our fundraiser and invite your family, friends, and everyone else you can!

Triumph's Let'em Roll Fundraiser is on Saturday July 28, 2018 at the Universal Hilton in Universal City. The event will feature Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament, Craps, Blackjack, and Roulette. It will also include prime rib dinner, music and a silent auction.

The event brings the entire community together for a night of fun and celebration of life.

This is our main source of funds to support our programs.

We need sponsors and silent auction items. Email us info@triumph-foundation.org

Don't miss the BEST party of the year!

Thank you for all your support!

Hope you are ready for another exciting summer. If you have any additional needs, contact us.


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